Caramelized onion and sausage rolls

Makes 12      Preparation time 30 minutes     Cooking time 20-25 minutes I love a sausage roll and they are my perfect buffet finger food. Not for me though just the sausage meat and pastry, although they can be good too. I like to jazz mine up with mustard, mushrooms and caramelized onions. Since Sainsbury's shroomdogs hit... Continue Reading →

Mince Pies

Makes 12    Preparation Time 40 Minutes      Cook Time 25 Minutes Mince pies are my very favourite thing about Christmas and for about the last ten years I have made my own mincemeat too. It gives me the chance to include the fruits and spices that I love. When I became coeliac it took me quite... Continue Reading →

Cranberry & Orange Sauce

This is one sauce I eat all year around as I love it. To me it adds such a wondeful flavour to vegan gravies or compliments lots of vegan meals, especially a nut roast. Although really it is both gluten-free and vegan, being Christmas I feel that it had to be included. It really is... Continue Reading →

Stollen

If there is one definitive food that signals the arrival of the festive season in our house, then it has to be the German Christmas bread Stollen.  This loaf that has a thick dusting of icing sugar on the outside, is meant to resemble the baby Jesus in swaddling clothing. This buttery bread enriched with... Continue Reading →

Sweet Mincemeat

I cannot wait to have my first mince pie of the season. Delicious little pies, filled with a mixture of fruits, spices, are a must-have food at Christmas. I must admit, I have had two already. That is because my favourite coffee shop has started selling ones that are vegan & gluten-free. Note to myself,... Continue Reading →

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